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Table 1 Distribution of included studies on the prevalence and determinants of neonatal hypothermia in East Africa, from January 2000–December 2019

From: Prevalence of neonatal hypothermia and its associated factors in East Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

AuthoryearCountryStudy designSample sizePrevalence (%)Type of studyDefinition of hypothermiaStudy outcome
Byaruhanga R et al [14]2005Ugandacross-sectional30079Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Bergstrom A et al [22]2005Ugandacase-control24946Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Hayelom G et al [23]2017Ethiopiacross-sectional115253Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Abayneh G et al [24]2017Ethiopiacross-sectional76971Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Birhanu W et al. [10]2018Ethiopiacross-sectional35664Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Gebresilasea G et al. [25]2019Ethiopiacross-sectional35450.3Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Tewodros S et al [26]2015Ethiopiacohort42169.8Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Hagos T et al [27]2017Ethiopiacross-sectional264???Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Wubet A et al [28]2019Ethiopiacross-sectional40366.3Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Mekonnen T et al [18]2018Ethiopiacross-sectional131613Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Talbert A et al [29]2009Kenyacohort15,191Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)
Switchenko N et al [30]2017Kenyacross-sectional13660Hospital-basedAxillary temperatures
< 36.5 °C
Prevalence at admission (postnatal ward)